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Re: [OT] Droit d'auteur vs. free software?

Glenn Maynard wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 07:45:51PM +0200, Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet wrote:
> > The motivation for making them unrevokable is to prevent
> > authors from being forced to accept unconditional surrender
> > of their works. Then they could be made to look like total
> So the only way to prevent this is to remove my right to do it at all?
> That's ludicrous.  Rights are not preserved by revoking other rights.

The law wants to prevent you, as an author, from being forced
to unconditionally surrender your copyrights. That's why the
moral rights are not revokable and not tranferable.


Arnoud Engelfriet, Dutch patent attorney - Speaking only for myself
Patents, copyright and IPR explained for techies: http://www.iusmentis.com/

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